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I just did a factory-default reset on the AirPort Express. Then my MacBook Air saw the Express as a virgin unit, opened the AirPort Utility, and let me use automatic setup to extend the Time Capsule's WiFi network, this time via Ethernet.


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Figured out the problem. I had a HDD connected to the AE that had a bad cable. Once I replaced the USB cable for the HDD, ever other client was able to connect again. Quite an odd symptom of the problem!!!


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It would largely come down to the hardware components (i.e., related to wireless communication) that each device is composed of. From the Apple store, you can inspect the list of components within a given device. You want to identify the specific part number/name and the manufacturer. Some device review sites might provide that info as well. You can then ...


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I had a similar problem and in my case it seems to be caused by Tunnelblick, even when VPN was not connected. I uninstalled it (with the uninstaller, not just drag to Trash) and problem went away.


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AirPlay uses the following ports: TCP 80 - http TCP 443 - https TCP/UDP 554 - rstp TCP 3689 - daap UDB 5353 - mDNS Data from https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT202944 - TCP and UDP ports used by Apple software products and TCP and UDP ports and protocols used by Apple TV Here's how to test ports and also an AirPort centric setup guide


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The question was whether one could configure an Airport EXTREME in client mode. The first "answer" answered whether an Airport EXPRESS could be configured in client mode. I am using Airport Utility 6.3.5 to configure both an Airport Express and an Airport Extreme. When configuring the Express, "join a network" is an option; but not with an Extreme. ...


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Even I am facing the same issue. I have two MacBook Air and recently bought a Pro My Pro is giving me issues with wifi drops which are un-predictable. All three are on 10.10.3 Here is what I did to no respite Deleted PLIST files DNS servers added Deleted all locations, created new one.


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I'd say it's not a good choice. Apart form the energy usage there might be some compatibility issues (since it's an ad-hoc network) and you are quite a few options short (no port-forwarding for example). If budget is an issue, get a cheap router, it will likely still perform better than using the Mac as a router.


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Analyse your wireless environment A wireless interference problem is a lighting problem. It highly depends on the position of the different sources of radiofrequencies. The core problem with this lighting problem is that we don't see within the multi-GHz bandwidth (hopefully). Here is still today the best tool to analyze any wireless interference problem: ...


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An Access Point would be sufficient - & cheapest. [just some examples from Amazon, no recommendations specifically. Note, the filter on Amazon isn't great, there are other device types in there, as well as simple Access Points] An Access Point needs no additional functionality other than being able to push a signal further. You wire it via your ...



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